Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Gorinchem, Netherlands


Churches & Art
Water & Wind
Heritage & Space
Paid Tours & Activities

Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1.3 km
Ascend 18 m
Descend 18 m

Explore Gorinchem in Netherlands with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Gorinchem

Sight 1: De Hoop

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De Hoop is a flour mill built in 1764 in the city of Gorinchem, in the Dutch province of South Holland. This windmill is located on the city wall on the Boven-Merwede and is clearly visible from the water. It took more than a hundred years before the mill was given a name: in 1879 the mill was given the name "De Hoop" by the then new owner A.J. van de Water.

Wikipedia: De Hoop (Gorinchem) (NL), Url

160 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Dalempoort

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The Dalem Gate in the city of Gorinchem, in the Dutch province of South Holland, is the only remaining city gate of the original four that the fortified city had after the improvement of the ramparts that was completed in 1609. The other three were the Pulpit Gate, the Arkel Gate, and the Water Gate; These have been demolished to make room for the growing traffic. Today, the Dalempoort still functions as a protection mechanism in the event of high water by means of a denomination, which can be closed as part of the New Dutch Waterline.

Wikipedia: Dalempoort (NL)

542 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 3: TOP Gorinchem

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TOP Gorinchem

A Tourist Transfer Point (TOP) is a 'natural junction', where various cycling, sailing, skating and walking routes start. Each TOP is recognizable by its landmark, a kind of obelisk is used in the east of the country, a blade of grass in the Green Heart and a remarkably large information column in the Gooi & Vecht region and the Rivierenland region. At TOPs there are often also some seats, a bicycle rack and a signpost. TOPs in the Gooi & Vecht region are also always equipped with bicycle rental, catering, (free) toilets, an ANWB Bicycle Service Box and a VVV information point.

Wikipedia: Toeristisch Overstappunt (NL), Website, Url

446 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Gorcums Museum

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Gorcums Museum

The Gorcums Museum is the Stedelijk Museum of the city of Gorinchem, in the Dutch province of South Holland. It has a collection about the history of the city and a collection of modern art. Works from various seventeenth-century painters from Gorinchem can also be seen. There are regularly exchange exhibitions.

Wikipedia: Gorcums Museum (NL)

156 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Grote Kerk

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The Grote Kerk of Gorinchem is located on the Groenmarkt in the old center of the city of Gorinchem, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The Grote Kerk is built against the Great Tower, which is popularly known as 'Sint-Janstoren'. The church is used by the Protestant District Municipality Grote Kerk, affiliated with the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN). In 1990 the church was registered in the national monument register.

Wikipedia: Grote Kerk (Gorinchem) (NL)


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